Monthly Archives: July 2011

Showcase Grays Harbor Rides The Rail

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Passengers will ride the rails in Hoquiam for the first time in 56 years as part of the 12th annual Showcase Grays Harbor. The Port Authority has been prepping the passenger trains for the journey, Candie Gleason

Westport to Host Emergency Management Test

WESTPORT, Wash. - Amateur radio operators from across Western Washington will help the Washington Emergency Management Division (EMD) to field test its emergency communications system July 30 in Westport.
The test, which the public is invited to observe, will take

Attorney General Rob McKenna to Honor Bank Employees

BELLEVUE, Wash. - State Attorney General Rob McKenna will honor Bank of America employees that stopped two women from draining an elderly man's account in 2008. It was December of 2008 when the Bellevue branch employees contacted authorities after a

Giving Away Washington’s Great Outdoors?

SEATTLE, Wash. - It's being dubbed "The Great Outdoors Giveaway," legislation that would remove federal environmental protections from 60 million acres of public land, with more than two million acres of that total in Washington. The land is

Thieves Hit BPA Sub Station in Tacoma

Tacoma, Wash. - Recently, Bonneville Power Administration workers discovered thieves had broken into a Bonneville Power Administration substation in Tacoma, Wash., and stole copper wire. BPA and law enforcement officials are investigating, and BPA is offering a

Hoquiam Farmer’s Market News – Blackberry Edition

We need to talk.  
    It has come to my attention that there are human beings living in Grays Harbor who are woefully uninformed about the various types of Blackberries that grow here.  I’m not pointing

DUI Mandatory Impound Law Goes Into Effect at Midnight

Washington’s new mandatory DUI impound law goes into effect at midnight, meaning that police officers will be required to tow vehicles driven by those arrested for DUI.

With few exceptions, there is also a mandatory 12-hour hold at the

No Mutiny, Sunken Ship May Soon Help Teach Ship Building and Repair in Westport

ABERDEEN, Wash. - A half-sunken sail boat near the moorings for the Lady Washington could one day help students in Ocosta learn to build and repair ships of all kinds. Mark Mercell, owner of the boat tells us a

Aberdeen Fireworks Disposal by Bomb Squad

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Illegal fireworks removed from a South Aberdeen home yesterday are being stored at the police department until the State Patrol's Bomb Squad can dispose of them properly, yeah; it was that many fireworks.
The Aberdeen Fire Department

Sunken Ship Uprighted, Still Sunken

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Drivers over the Wishkah River Bridge may think that two masts have been erected on the river near Breakwater Seafoods, The Department of Natural Resources tell us those masts belong to a sail boat that quietly sank